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Condition: Other
12/20/2007 5:12:43 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Treated for chronis sinusitis. I am having surgery soon and the doctor wanted to try to reduce the inflamation. I am on 40 mg for 3 days, 20 for 2 days, 10 for 3 days. However, I took one dose of 40 and within about 12 hours, I had an irregular heart beat (a condition I already have - though in rare instances and my docs call it 'harmless'). This med made it much worse. I was having a' ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/7/2007 1:50:54 AM

Reviewer: Johnny Kristel, 13-18 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This drug has made my life incredibly difficult. I'm 17 years old and I took this drug to stop the swelling from an infection in my eye (that was close to my macula). After taking this drug my face swelled up like a balloon. My whole personality changed. I broke windows in my house. I did crazy stuff, it just ruined my life. Made me almost crazy I felt. I had anxiety attacks so ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
12/1/2007 1:07:06 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Weight Gain

Condition: Other
11/27/2007 5:53:52 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have Dermatomyositis. This drug is a miracle drup with regard to treatment -- unfortunately I gain wight (20lbs) each time I'm on it. Once off, the weight comes off. I CRAVE sugar on it. At high doses (60mg) I get manic -- but I'm susually not on large dosed for long. It's the necessary eavil.

Condition: Other
11/27/2007 2:06:47 PM

Reviewer: ana, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
i've been on this for 4 months now, and I feel horrible, my face is swollen. depressed, sleep deprivation, mood swings, can't wait to get off this,,,,this is horrible and the bitter taste is not fun

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